This API is available on Firefox OS for privileged or certified applications only.

The name property is a list of all the possible names use to identify the contact. It's equivalent to the FN vCard's attribute.


var names =


Return an Array of strings.


Specification Status Comment
Contacts Manager API
The definition of 'ContactName.additionalNames' in that specification.
Working Draft First Working Draft (unstable)
vCard Format Specification
The definition of 'Contact.FN' in that specification.

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
basic support No support No support No support No support No support
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
basic support No support No support 18.0 (18.0)[1] No support No support No support

[1] As the specification is unstable, the Gecko implementation is completely non-standard.

See also

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